CMC Grows out of Bay of Pigs Motives for Khrushchev: a. Importance of Cuba as symbol b. Nuclear balance c. Fear of U.S. aggression
Results and Significance of Cuban Missile Crisis US takes Jupiter missiles out of Turkey; USSR takes missiles out of Cuba Castro is really mad!!! People thought Khrushchev lost, because he had to take missiles out of Cuba, but nobody knew that missiles in Turkey were taken out by the US Established a hot line for US-USSR urgent communication US agrees to never invade Cuba again!
Long-term significance of CMC Mutual understanding of the dangers in the world we live in. Contributed to arms control agreements